Brooklyn Recreation, Sports and Park Administration Major
Promote a healthy lifestyle. Lead recreational activities. Get ready.
Guide others on their journey as they learn to nurture their wellness and improve their quality of life, with a degree in Recreation, Sports and Park Administration from St. Joseph’s University, New York.
Our Recreation, Sports and Park Administration students graduate with a diverse set of talents — ready to plan creative consumer programs and lead such administrative functions as facility management and day-to-day operations. The dedicated faculty at St. Joseph’s will show you the ropes, as you learn the most effective techniques for planning quality recreational experiences, while expertly managing an organization or facility.
By graduation, you’ll be prepared to skillfully manage sports and recreation programs serving a variety of populations.
Make positive change as a leader in recreation, sports and park activities. Get ready with a Recreation, Sports and Park Administration degree from our Brooklyn Campus.
George Garyfallos ’22
Recreation, Sports and Park Administration major
"Being a Recreation, Sports and Park Administration major helps me gain personal development and growth. My passion is to work with people in the community. This career can offer it for me. I enjoy helping people with and without disabilities to use leisure to improve their health. I especially like working with people who have different disabilities and to engage them in adaptive sports in parks and recreation. This will improve their quality in life"
The Brooklyn Recreation, Sports and Park Administration Major Experience
Job Opportunities: The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that jobs in Recreation, Sports and Park Administration will grow more than 8 percent from 2019 to 2029.
Hands-on Experience: All of our Recreation, Sports and Park Administration students complete a rigorous internship, giving them the opportunity to apply knowledge gained in class to their careers.
A Growing Opportunity
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of recreation workers is expected to grow by 8% from 2018 to 2028 — faster than the average for all occupations. As more emphasis is placed on the importance of lifelong well-being, more recreation workers will be needed to work with children and adults in a variety of settings.